NHL Blog Beat – August 1, 2012.

A collection of notable posts by NHL bloggers over the past couple of days. Yes, even the dog days of summer takes it toll upon the NHL blogosphere.

OFFSIDE: A SPORTS LAW BLOG: Eric Macramalla explains why the NHL’s proposed 46 percent reduction of the players share of revenue isn’t nuts, explaining it’s simply their opening proposal toward a more likely 50-50 revenue split.

NHLNUMBERS.COM: Projections for Rick Nash now that he’s with a good team.

PUCK DADDY: Harrison Mooney lists the seven top remaining NHL UFAs, while Sean Leahy reports ESPN’s “30 for 30″ series will document the ill-fated attempt of Joe Spano to hoodwink the NHL into selling him the NY Islanders in 1996.

DEFENDING BIG D: Brandon Worley wonders if the Dallas Stars will sign Jamie Benn before the new CBA is implemented.

THE GOALIE GUILD: Examining the goaltending depth in the Western Conference.

DOWN GOES BROWN: A hockey fan’s guide to the Summer Olympics, where the only ice to be found is in the drinks.